Pamplemousses Tourism

On a visit to the mesmerizing country of Mauritius, you'd come across quite a few petite cities that add to the fun of a day trip or a short trip for that instance. Pamplemousses is one among them. A tiny little town with a handful of attractions is what the tiny city offers however, it still wouldn't disappoint you with the little it has. Pamplemousses was names after the Grapefruit.

The city is home to plenty of restaurants and is renowned for serving delectable fresh sea food. The city is also recognized across the globe for the famous Pamplemousses Gardens home to a wide range of vegetables, fruits, flowers, ponds and more. This attraction in the city is also one of the most visited spots in Mauritius. Activities like fishing are also carried out in the city.

On a visit to Mauritius do make a day trip to Pamplemousses and explore the city in your own sweet way.

Essential travel information and Pamplemousses tips for your visit

Essential Information

  • Carry a rain gear as it rains throughout the year in the village.
  • UK visitors can drive using UK driving license.
  • It is safer to not use accommodations that is not registered with the Ministry of Tourism.
  • Time Zone- UTC+04:00
  • Currency- Mauritian rupee
  • Electricity and Internet- Voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Wi-Fi is available.
  • Languages: Mauritius has no official language. However, the locales speak English, French, Mauritian Creole, and French-based Creole. The ethnic languages of the city include; Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Urdu, Tamil or Mandarin.


  • Petty crime is common in the village. Take care of your valuables.
  • Ensure your operator has a valid permit to organize activities like swimming with the dolphins.

Off-beaten Path

  • Explore the destination through tours.
  • Tipping
  • Tourist Traps
  • Customs
  • Drugs, arms, ammunition, lived or stuffed animals and other illegal stuff is prohibited in the country.
  • Know the pollution level of Pamplemousses before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 51 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 68.75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 40.79 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 66.25 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 59.09 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 72.5 (High)
  • How safe is Pamplemousses for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Pamplemousses.

    • Burglary and Theft 58.93 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 60.71 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 60.71 (High)
    • Car Stealing 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 60.71 (High)
    • Attacks 58.93 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 73.21 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 37.5 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 44.23 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.64 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 62.5 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Pamplemousses is 93.32 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 46.93 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 88.41 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 63.51 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 68 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 55.27 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 59.33 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.52 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 27.61 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Pamplemousses

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.91 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.53 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75.97 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 43.74 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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